Position Title: LITIGATION SUPPORT MANAGER
Supervisor: G.L. Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson
Responsible for overall support of all litigation support information technologies, litigation cases, databases and e-discovery.
Assist the lawyers with the development and management of all litigation support, document and practice management information technologies; provide guidance on best practices for same.
Direct and supervise litigation support staff.
Perform and manage e-discovery and the preparation of exhibits for discoveries and trial.
Supervise, and where necessary, assist with the tombstoning/cataloguing of documents.
Supervise, and when necessary, assist in the imaging and loading of electronic documents and audio-visual resources.
Supervise the organization and management of hard copy collections, from initial receipt to potential filing as archival material.
Train, and/or oversee the training of, litigation support personnel and lawyers in database and record management programs.
Provides support to lawyers on litigation support technologies, e-discovery and client reporting matters.
Other projects or duties as assigned by supervisor.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED
Completion of a Paralegal Diploma Program and/or technology related field with 5 years or more of litigation support and supervision of litigation support staff.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience with litigation support software and law office management software; knowledge of Eclipse IPro, Prolaw and ESI Law are assets.
High level of accuracy and demonstrated attention to detail. Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks under time constraints. Thorough, dependable, punctual and a commitment to work in a team environment, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Excellent working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and library databases.
General understanding of the history and culture of the Indigenous Peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast and Canada.
*This Job Description will be reviewed and may be changed upon successful completion of the probationary period of employment.